Why Use Hemp

Why Use Hemp

Hemp, (Cannabis sativa L.) has been grown for 2000 years for the fiber produced in its stems and as a food source for its fruit – Hemp.  Hemp Hearts are sometimes called Hemp Seeds, a wonderful whole food.  Hemp Hearts are made into Hemp Oil and both can be used as a stand-alone food and nutrition source or in hundreds of healthy, tasty recipes.

There are many reasons to include Hemp Hearts and other  Hemp Food products in your diet.

  • Complete source of protein, more balanced and digestible than soy.
  • More required amino acids (protein) than milk, meat or eggs.
  • Hemp Hearts contain 47% Hemp Oil, 87% of which is Omega 3,6, and 9.
  • Contain all the essential or omega fats required for human health and several times more omega 3 than any fish.
  • More energy than energy bars – with no sugar and much less saturated fats.
  • Perfect for those with constipation issues and those avoiding starches.
  • Suitable for those unable to eat sugar, fruits, nuts and meat.

Fiber from Hemp has many uses including textiles; molded or pressed, woven and knitted, pulp and paper, building materials, alcoholic beverages, alternative fuel, and livestock feed and bedding just to name a few.

Marijuana and hemp are cousins.   Hemp and Marijuana are the same genus and species (Cannabis sativa).  Hemp, the fiber (and fruit) producing strain while marijuana is the narcotic strain of Cannabis.



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